On the butterflies of Bahcesaray district (Van Province, East Turkey). Priamus 15 (4): 166-223, 112 figs. 17 maps.
The present paper deals with the butterfly fauna of Bahcesaray (Van Province, East Turkey). Totally 134 butterfly species are listed synonymously. Original references to each species are given. Range of the species are mentioned with codes. Various remarks are also added to some species. Among the recorded species, 77 were photographed by the first author in nature. For 17 species, distributional maps were prepared. Faunistically, one species, Brenthis daphne is reported here as new for the fauna of Van Province. All the recorded species are new to Bahcesaray fauna. The identity of Muschampia nomas is also discussed.